@NASAJuno @NASAEuropaOthers keep up the watch on the Ringed Planet from closer to home, including the tea @NASA_Hubblem , which just released this view, a bright reminder of all the beauty that Cassini revealed…and all that yet remains to be seen.
"With giant Saturn hanging in the blackness and sheltering Cassini from the sun's blinding glare, the spacecraft viewed the rings as never before." This image of Saturn was captured #OTD in 2006: #IdeasThatDefy
Today in 2017, the Cassini spacecraft plunged into Saturn's atmosphere, the end of its Grand Finale, which included a series of nearly two dozen nail-biting dives between the planet and its icy rings: 📷: @NASAJPL
Ten years ago today, our Cassini spacecraft captured these striking images of Saturn’s intricate rings.
Five years ago today, Cassini captured this look at Saturn’s rings casting intricate shadows. If you look closely, you might also spot two moons. Details:
How stunningly ethereal is this!? 😍 Io and Europa float through space along their orbits, past Jupiter's giant red spot, in a video created by using still images taken by Cassini. 📷: NASA/JPL/Kevin M. Gill
Earth received ’s final signal at 7:55am ET. Cassini is now part of the planet it studied. Thanks for the science #GrandFinale
Cassini gave us Saturn, but also gave us Earth — as only deep space could reveal: Small. Frail. Lonely. Steeped in darkness.